Environmental Reporting News

  • Environmental Report of Diehl Metal Applications for 2016

    With the current environmental report – validated and audited by an independent environmental consultant – we want to give an overview of the environmental protection activities at Diehl Metal Applications GmbH. Diehl Metal Applications (DMA) produces products at the locations in Berlin (plating technology) and Teltow (stamping and plastics technology), which are mainly ...


    By Diehl Stiftung & Co. KG

  • EPA Signs Final RFS Requirements

    On November 23, 2016, EPA Administrator, Gina McCarthy, signed the final rule on the RFS volume standards for 2017 and biobased diesel standards for 2018. This final rule will increase the renewable fuel volume requirements as reported in the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • UNEP Report Calls For Stronger Policies To Limit Climate Change

    On November 3, 2016, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) released the seventh UNEP Environment Emissions Gap Report, presenting a scientific assessment of global progress towards emissions reductions created by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The report found that if all Paris Agreement ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • The transition to the GRI Reporting Standards

    Sustainability Knowledge group organizes the 17th meetup that will discuss the transition from the GRIG4 Guidelines to the GRI Standards, which aspires to be the 1st global standard for sustainability reporting! What are the changes in the GRI framework? How are these changes going to affect the way organisations report? How should companies manage the transition phase to the ...

  • EPA Issues Final 2016 NPDES Pesticide General Permit

    On November 1, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published its Final National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Pesticide General Permit for Point Source Discharges from the Application of Pesticides in the Federal Register, which regulates discharges to waters of the United States ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Cross-Tab Report

    EnviroInsite is breaking new ground with a cross-tab report generated in an Excel spreadsheet. Use the familiar EnviroInsite query tab to generate your data query and select applicable regulatory standards. ...


    By EI LLC

  • ‘Edoc for hazardous waste’ being developed

    The UK’s four environmental agencies are working together to develop an electronic hazardous waste tracking system to replace the current paper-based consignment note system. A website for Hazdoc, similar to the electronic duty of care (Edoc) service, has been made but the service will not be operational until about 2019-20. This follows four events held in June and July across England, ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • CEC report examines data on North America’s exports of used electronic products

    The Commission for Environmental Cooperation has released a report analyzing the amount of used electronics traded between Canada, Mexico and the United States and exported to the rest of the world. The report, Quantitative Characterization of Domestic and Transboundary Flows of Used Electronic Products, was prepared by experts from the Massachusetts Institute of ...

  • EPA Submits Final TSCA Rule on Nanomaterials to OMB for Review

    On October 7, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a final rule that would require reporting and recordkeeping information on certain chemical substances when they are manufactured or processed as nanoscale materials. EPA ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • UL EHS Sustainability’s cr360 Platform Named CDP Gold Software Partner for Sixth Consecutive Year

    The distinction highlights UL’s cr360 platform as a market leader in sustainability data collection and reporting Franklin, Tenn. – UL EHS Sustainability’s cr360 platform has been named as a Gold level CDP Software Partner for the sixth consecutive year. The company is one of just three providers to have Gold level status, CDP’s highest ranking for an accredited ...


    By UL LLC

  • UL EHS Sustainability’s cr360 Platform Named CDP Gold Software Partner for Sixth Consecutive Year

    The distinction highlights UL’s cr360 platform as a market leader in sustainability data collection and reporting Franklin, Tenn. – UL EHS Sustainability’s cr360 platform has been named as a Gold level CDP Software Partner for the sixth consecutive year. The company is one of just three providers to have Gold level status, CDP’s highest ranking for an accredited ...


    By UL LLC

  • OSHA final rule requires electronic injury and illness reporting, creates public database

    OSHA has released its final rule to modernize injury data collection to better inform workers, employers, the public, and OSHA about workplace hazards. The agency said that via the final regulation, it is applying the insights of behavioral economics to improve workplace safety and prevent injuries and illnesses. The final rule, which has been in the making since November 2013, was published in ...

  • GAO Report Calls for Action to Improve Conflict Mineral Compliance

    The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) has released a Report to Congressional Committees detailing its findings concerning the current implementation of Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The report, titled SEC Conflict Minerals Rule: Companies Face Continuing Challenges in Determining Whether ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • EPA Inspector General Reports EPA Has Not Followed Through On Studying Effects Of RFS

    On August 18, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report stating that EPA has not complied with federal requirements to study the effects of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The report, "EPA Has Not Met Certain Statutory ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Companies Can Reduce Carbon Footprint by Giving Consumers Green Choices

    Companies can reduce the carbon footprint of their supply chains and improve customer satisfaction by giving consumers information and tools to make green choices, according to research conducted by the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The findings are drawn from a series of experiments designed ...

  • Antea Group Sustainability Report Now Available

    At Antea Group, we subscribe to a philosophy of “Better Business, Better World,” believing that doing the right thing environmentally and socially will improve our competitive position long-term. This concept influences not only the work we do for our clients every day, but also how we engage in our communities and the way ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • First SDG Report Provides Benchmark for Progress

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon launched the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Report 2016 and the Global SDG Indicators Database during the Ministerial Segment of the 2016 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The report provides an overview of progress on each of the 17 SDGs, while the Database provides country-level data on the SDGs used to compile the annual UN ...

  • UNRISD Launches Consultations on Social Policy Benchmark

    The UN Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) unveiled a draft version of its flagship report on social policy innovations towards implementation of the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development, inviting comments through an online consultation process. The report addresses: understanding transformative change; trends and innovations in social policy; care policies; social and solidarity ...

  • Inside EPA Reports On Loss Of Green Chemistry Provision From TSCA Reform

    On July 1, 2016, Inside EPA published "Committee Jurisdiction Issues Blocked Green Chemistry From TSCA Reform," an article discussing the passage of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) law and the lack of language from previous versions boosting federal support of green chemistry. The majority of the bill was reviewed by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, but the green chemistry ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Paris pledges fall short on emissions

    National promises made late last year to contain carbon dioxide emissions will not be nearly enough to meet the global warming target agreed last December by 195 nations, according to a new assessment. The signatories to the historic agreement at the UN conference on climate change in Paris pledged to limit global warming to ...


    By Climate News Network

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